This Month in State News: Glitter, Chicken Suits, and Student Election Madness

It's election day: Do you know where your Vaseline-covered campaign signs are?

These Students Fought Texas’s Sanctuary City Ban

The first fight is over, but there are plenty more to go

This Week in Garbageville: Mueller? Mueller?

Ten percent of the Trump presidency is over.

Released From Prison, But Denied Your Voting Rights

It's still something that can happen in the United States

This Month In State News: Everything Is Bad — Even the Frogs Aren’t Safe

Thank god summer is almost here

A Catalogue Of Donald Trump's Handshaking Attempts

Watching someone who works hard not to learn anything try to learn one of the most basic human interactions

The Guide To Understanding Trump’s Inner Narrative

From metaphors to ... anthropomorphism

The Mysterious Case Of The Missing Voter Fraud

He’s trying to find evidence of a conspiracy that does not exist

What's Going To Happen To The 2020 Census?

An interview with a former Census Bureau director about the messy, uncertain future of the 2020 census

How to Make Sense Of The Many Varieties Of Congressional Town Halls

From legendary comebacks to gossipy sleepovers and beyond

What Happens To Immigrants’ Families After A Visit From ICE?

How life changes when someone you know is detained

America’s Water Infrastructure Is Falling Apart

Three years after Flint, where’s the money for fixing our old pipes?

This Month In State News: Rising Seas And Shooting TVs

With 100 percent less Donald Trump news than your average news roundup, for your pleasure

Why Some Politicians Just Can’t Let Go Of The Death Penalty

Elected officials in Florida are facing off over the issue of capital punishment

The Weirdest Political Stories You Missed This Month

Legislators anonymous, Mar-a-Lago gossip, and when bad ideas get expensive

The Weekly Trump Address You Didn't Realize You Were Missing

Between the tweets, TV appearances, and constant news, don't we hear from him enough?

Apocalypse, Now: Bad ’80s Flicks That Predicted These End-Of-Days Times

Here’s what dystopian hell awaits us, according to these ’80s movies and straight-to-video gems

Garbageville Week 8: Let’s Make A Deal

What did Donald Trump do this week?

A Trump E-Book A Day Keeps Reality At Bay

Donald Trump is our president *and* the hottest new creative writing prompt

After Decades Of Women’s Strikes, How Much Has Changed?

An abbreviated history of days without women

Donald Trump Tries Out Old Tricks In His First Big Address To Congress

How Trump used personal stories to repackage old ideas in his Congressional address

Resisting Trump in the Reddest Part of New York City

Progressive Staten Island residents are ready for some change.

This Month In States News: No Jeans Allowed And One-Man Trump Protests

It might have been a short month, but politicians still found plenty of odd things to do.

The Hidden Underground Market For America’s Historic Wax Figures

Where do wax presidents go when they die?